Heineken to deliver Germany daily by electric Mercedes trucks

February 09, 2024

Dutch beer giant Heineken has engaged Swedish Einride, a specialized transport company in electric and remote-controlled trucks, to start deThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Car sharing becomes more accessible in Brussels

February 07, 2024

More than 30 organizations have signed the ‘Inclusive Car-sharing’ Green Deal in Brussels, a charter to expand car sharing as a sustainable This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EU Commission pleads for 90% emission reduction by 2040

February 07, 2024

According to the plans presented on Tuesday, the European Commission wants to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the European Union by 90% by 2This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian Council of State critical of Flemish EV premium

February 06, 2024

The Council of State is sharply critical of the Flemish government’s draft decision on a premium for the purchase of an electric car. The CoThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Paris votes to triple parking fees for incoming SUVs

February 05, 2024

Over 54% of Parisians voted in a referendum to support a proposal by Mayor Anne Hidalgo to triple the parking fee for SUVs, including hybridThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Bruxell’Air premium to be extended and increased

February 02, 2024

The Brussels government is going to increase the Bruxell’Air premium. The increase should encourage Brussels residents to eliminate their nuThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Louvain welcomes e-car-sharing system BattMobility

January 30, 2024

Car sharing is increasingly popular in Louvain. In the last four years, the number of users has increased by 80%. However, Poppy discontinueThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

One step closer to Brussels Ring 2.0

January 29, 2024

The Flemish government has approved the Regional Spatial Implementation Plan for the northern part of the Ring Road around Brussels, bringinThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EU car emissions of CO2 almost the same as a decade ago

January 25, 2024

“Despite lofty ambitions and strict requirements, most passenger cars on EU roads still emit the same quantity of CO2 as 12 years ago,” the This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

TotalEnergies buys majority stake in Danish wind projects

January 24, 2024

The French oil and gas group TotalEnergies has signed a deal with Danish sustainable energy company European Energy for a majority stake in This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Valorauto recycling solution open to private owners

January 19, 2024

Starting in January 2024, Valorauto, a joint venture between Stellantis and recycling specialist Galloo, will expand its end-of-life vehicleThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dieselgate: VW once again condemned by German justice

January 18, 2024

The administrative court of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany has once again declared that the update for diesel engines Volkswagen proposed in This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

AC Future shows eTH, an RV that turns into a home, at CES

January 17, 2024

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, California-based AC Future presented the ETH, a fully electric RV concept designed by PThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Q8 and Storm to invest €250 million in fast charging stations

January 16, 2024

Gas station operator Q8 and energy company Storm will build a network of up to 200 fast charging stations in Belgium – about half with a sThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Record number of drivers fined in Brussels LEZ

January 15, 2024

Last year, the Brussels region fined a record number of motorists who entered the Brussels low-emission zone (LEZ) with a car that was too pThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Giga Storage to set up EU’s largest battery park in Belgium

January 15, 2024

The Dutch energy storage company Giga Storage plans to develop Europe’s largest battery park in Dilsen-Stokkem (Belgium). The 60 MW energy sThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

IEA: ‘World’s renewable energy capacity increased by 50%’

January 12, 2024

According to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), renewable energy production capacity has increased by 50% in the past This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hertz sells off one-third of EV fleet and returns to ICE

January 12, 2024

Rental company Hertz announced that it will ditch approximately 20 000 electric cars in the US, equivalent to about one-third of its global This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

2023 traffic jams cost Belgian economy more than €5 billion

January 09, 2024

In addition to the loss of time, the extra fuel consumption, and the additional CO2 emissions, traffic jams in Belgium cost more than 5 billThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mobia: ‘EV premium has more impact than LEZ zones’

January 08, 2024

According to market research ordered by Mobia, the Belgian car buyer will be more impacted by a premium to buy an electric car than by the eThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

22% of UK car sales have to be zero emission in 2024

January 03, 2024

At least 22% of new cars sold by manufacturers in the UK this year must be zero-emission. New rules requiring car manufacturers to sell a miThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

30% of Belgian electricity produced in 2023 was renewable

January 03, 2024

In Belgium, 2023 was a good year for wind and solar energy production, accounting for 27,6% of the total of 30,1% of renewable energies withThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

The Hague to introduce zero-emission zone for trucks and vans

January 02, 2024

From January 1st, 2025, the city center of The Hague will become a zero-emission zone. This means that vans and trucks driving in this area This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Airlines can enjoy SAF premium at Brussels Airport

December 29, 2023

All airlines departing from Brussels Airport in 2024 can benefit from a one-off premium to use Sustainable Aviation Fuels or SAFs. The SAF pThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Cummins gets huge fine for selling emission fraud devices

December 29, 2023

American powertrain manufacturer Cummins has to pay almost $1,7 billion as a fine for selling devices that can bypass emissions sensors. TheThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Lithium in Rhine poses risks to Dutch and German drinking water

December 27, 2023

Royal HaskoningDHV, a global consulting engineering company, has reported that the lithium levels in the river Rhine near Lobith, in the DutThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New cars €10 more expensive due to environmental contribution

December 22, 2023

From January 1st, car buyers in Belgium will pay an additional 10 euros environmental contribution when buying a new car or van. This contriThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Antwerp relaxes LEZ measures

December 20, 2023

The city of Antwerp will adjust its low-emission zone (LEZ) regulations and postpone the next tightening of the standards from 2025 to 2026.This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EU agrees on new ‘weakened’ Euro 7 emission standards

December 19, 2023

Negotiators from the EU Parliament and the EU member states agreed on the new emission limits for cars, buses, and other (heavy) vehicles, cThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Germany to halt environmental bonus for EVs directly (update)

December 19, 2023

The German government announced a direct halt of the environmental bonus in 2024 after it had to compromise its budget for the coming years.This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Denmark also introduces environmental aviation tax

December 18, 2023

Denmark will impose a tax on air travel starting in 2025. By 2030, the flight tax should be at cruising speed and will amount to an average This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

SUVs bound to pay triple parking fees in Paris

December 11, 2023

The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, has imposed an excess tariff for heavy cars parking within the city’s boundaries. If her proposition, thThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Antwerp and Brussels LEZs improve air quality significantly

December 08, 2023

Since the Brussels Capital Region introduced a low-emission zone (LEZ) in 2018, there has been a 30% reduction in nitrogen dioxide along BruThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

German LaneCharge inductive charging project proves successful

December 08, 2023

The four-year-old German LaneCharge project on inductive charging, has presented the results of its practical tests of this ‘pioneering induThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW Belux renovates its Bornem headquarters

December 08, 2023

BMW Group Belux, the BMW, Mini, and BMW Motorrad importer in Belgium and Luxembourg, is investing almost €30 million in the complete renovThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Fluxys makes CO2 transport and storage deal with Germany

December 07, 2023

The Belgian gas system operator Fluxys has decided to partner with two German companies to develop cross-border  CO2 pipelines to transportThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

COP28: von der Leyen calls for global carbon tax

December 04, 2023

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen called for a global carbon tax during an event on carbon markets at the UN Climate SummitThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hyundai Motor Group presents new wheel drive system

December 01, 2023

Hyundai and Kia have presented a new wheel drive system called the Universal Wheel Drive System (‘Uni Wheel’ for short), designed for taxis,This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

MIVB/STIB gets a little greener with purchase of 36 e-busses

November 30, 2023

Brussels public transport operator MIVB/STIB has ordered 36 electric buses from German manufacturer Daimler Buses. The order is part of a frThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Virgin Atlantic operates first trans-Atlantic flight on SAF

November 29, 2023

On Tuesday morning, November 28th, the first trans-Atlantic flight by an airliner powered by 100% green fuel took off. Virgin Atlantic operaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.